Author evaluates the endoscopic management of lower and upper tract pediatric urolithiasis. From 1st January, 1993 to 15th April, 1998 117 percutaneous nephrolithotomy, 11 endoyelotomy, 23 ureterolithotripsy were carried out on pediatric patients up to 14 years of age, 26 F adult nephroscope and 9.5 F semirigid ureteroscope were used. The overall success rate was 97.7%. Minor complications were observed in 14 patients (10,3%), severe complication did not occur. The nucleus and/or the main component of the stones was ammonium urate in 54%. On the basis of the evaluation the endoscopic management of pediatric urolithiasis is a safe and effective minimally invasive method.
|Translated title of the contribution||Endoscopic management of pediatric upper urinary tract urolithiasis|
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 2000|
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